Alternative uses for the TOC feature


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Alternative uses for the TOC feature

Table of Contents is the Swiss Army knife of InDesign's long-document features. It's not just for TOCs; it can be used to create any kind of a list of content within a document or a book: things like photo credits, list of advertisers, figures, and so on. What I want to do here is make a photo credits page with the TOC feature. Of course you can adapt these ideas to something useful for you. Anytime you need to gather content that's been styled with paragraph styles, think about using the TOC feature. So one of the key points in this example I want to point out is that I can set up a TOC style to gather credit information, even though that information is not going to appear anywhere else in the final output. And the reason I can do this is I have an option in a TOC to include items on hidden layers.

So let's set that up. First off, I am in Mini Bridge, and I have my photos visible here that are in the document. I am going to right-click on one of them and choose Reveal in...

Alternative uses for the TOC feature
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Alternative uses for the TOC feature provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the Creating Long Documents with InDesign

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Design
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InCopy InDesign
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